Kāwai Raupapa (Raranga)

Certificate in Art (Māori)

  • Level 3
  • 18 weeks
  • No fees



Programme overview:

Start your raranga journey at a safe and easy beginner’s level with Kāwai Raupapa. With the help of our experienced and knowledgeable kaiako, you can use this programme to:

  • undertake a community or marae project
  • kick-start your tertiary studies
  • develop a portfolio of work for entry into higher level arts programmes
  • start a process of personal exploration, healing, and growth

You'll learn about:

  • exploring story through myths, legends, whakataukī, and waiata
  • basic research and fact finding skills for weavers
  • identity and whakapapa
  • hands-on processes for weaving

You'll know how to:

  • try new experiences and take part in cultural activities
  • begin to explore ideas through weaving
  • begin to recognise and respect the cultural aspects of weaving
  • begin to explore your own whakapapa

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying
You may be eligible to enrol in a Level 4 Toi programme.

I want to use my qualification
You can continue to develop your skills in this kaupapa by contributing to your whānau, community, or marae


How you'll study:

This programme uses a mixed-mode delivery method that includes:

  • face-to-face learning
  • group work
  • tutorials
  • self-directed and/or directed study
  • noho

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